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Posts tagged molecular biology

September 15, 2016


Large, old-fashioned mercury thermometers

Tiny Thermometers Could Lead To Big Breakthroughs

Thermometers 20,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair may tell us more about humans' molecular biology.

December 11, 2013


a photo of different varieties of cacao beans

The Genetics of Chocolate

Chocolate production is both an art and a science. Researchers hope to alter chocolate genes to produce sweeter rewards.

November 14, 2011



The DNA Whodunnit

Today, recombinant DNA is used to make insulin and the clotting factors hemophiliacs need. Who made this amazing discovery?

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